16 03, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – March 2018: Eco-Villages, Human Hives and Gaia’s Reflective Organs

By | 2018-03-17T08:45:17+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Newsletter, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is Planet. I heard James Lovelock, author of the Gaia Hypothesis (that the Earth herself is a living system) postulate that the contribution that humans make to [...]

13 03, 2018

Book Review – A New Republic of the Heart: An Ethos for Revolutionaries by Terry Patten – A Wake Up Call for Integral City Conversations with the 4 Voices

By | 2018-03-14T13:11:30+00:00 March 13th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Knowing Field, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|3 Comments

Review by Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City and author of Integral City Book Series Terry Patten’s New Republic of the Heart is a book not just for Revolutionaries but for at least three tribes all active in the current public discourse. Patten names them as Innovators, Ecologists and Evolutionaries. These three tribes are [...]

3 03, 2018

Blessed Move-ablity

By | 2018-03-14T13:16:14+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Inquiry, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|2 Comments

For those of us who pride ourselves on being effective change agents, movability is assumed to be easily attainable. But the ability to move can demand more that we may contemplate until we are in the midst of the move itself. Then I might hear myself saying, “I never realized moving would involve THIS!!” [...]

6 01, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – Winter 2017- 2018: Power to Move

By | 2018-01-07T21:15:11+00:00 January 6th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Classroom course, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, F. Training, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Newsletter, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is Power.   The human hive has millions of stories of spiritual service – in many cities representing all the world’s religions. Once these diverse religious practices [...]

23 10, 2017

Short Story: Hop on Board, Find Seat 14C FULLY ALIVE

By | 2017-10-23T14:12:25+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|C. Collective Intelligences, Short Story, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

FULLY ALIVE Short Story by Marilyn Hamilton Imagine you’re a passenger on a jet that mysteriously time warps to the year 2037: That’s what a team of world-class science-fiction writers did for “Seat 14C,” a project created by XPRIZE and Japan’s ANA airline. I imagined a story - and although it didn't win the prize I share [...]

18 09, 2017

Beyond Sustainable Development to Living Fully Alive

By | 2017-09-18T18:01:52+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Action, Book 2, Book 3, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, H. Research, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|4 Comments

As a radical optimist called to consider the purpose and value of the city, I have usually found the whole approach to sustainable development somewhat limiting (see previous article). The assumption which most inspires me about the city is one I learned from James Lovelock, author of the Gaia hypothesis.  Despite all the shortcomings [...]

29 08, 2017

Master Code of CARE Arises from Living Systems Principles

By | 2017-08-30T13:55:45+00:00 August 29th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Spirituality|Comments Off on Master Code of CARE Arises from Living Systems Principles

The Master Code of CARE that lies at the heart of Integral City evolution arises from the Living Systems Principles shared by evolution biologist Elisabet Sahtouris. The paradox in Elisabet’s Principles is that they are not only biological, but are founded in the assumption that the universe is conscious. That means that the [...]

6 04, 2017

Integral City Reflective Organ – April 2017: Prototypes for a Planet of Integral Cities

By | 2017-05-17T21:30:57+00:00 April 6th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, F. Training, Inner, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Newsletter, Outer, Spirituality|0 Comments

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is Planet. The design for this Integral City prototype [of sustainable community development] places emphasis on the development of the people skills in sustainable communities because this [...]

17 02, 2017

Circles of Compassion Seize the Day, Size the World

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:16+00:00 February 17th, 2017|E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|7 Comments

2017 is moving so quickly it has been difficult for me to seize any day as it has waxed, wholed and waned. The cultural markers of New Year, Presidential Inauguration, Family Day, and Valentines have already come and gone. Wars flare. Peace is threatened. Borders are breached. For me the world outside my doorstep has [...]

21 08, 2016

A City Without People is not a City

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:19+00:00 August 21st, 2016|Building - Structures, Inner, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|5 Comments

A series of articles on China’s empty cities triggers a series of Integral City thought capsules and thought experiments. China Ghost City , Photographed by Caemmerer According to a Wired article, China has built 100's of cities to house millions of people over the next 20 years. Today they stand empty. No people in [...]